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Dean Wilcox rated a book 3 of 5 stars
When We Were Orphans by Kazuo Ishiguro
When We Were Orphans
by Kazuo Ishiguro
read in May, 2015
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Not my favorite read of his. I like that all of his books have some hidden mystery, but the pay off on this one was minimal.
Dean Wilcox rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Miles Beyond by Paul Tingen
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Great detail on Miles' electric period. Good info from the musicians that helped make that sound come into being.
Dean Wilcox rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Captain Beefheart by Mike Barnes
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Exhaustively researched portrait of one of the most interesting music makers of the 20th century.
Dean Wilcox rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Transmetropolitan V. 0-10 by Warren Ellis
Transmetropolitan V. 0-10
by Warren Ellis (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2015
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Fantastic series. Cyberpunk, dystopic, bleak, narcissistic, but with the right amount of self-righteous indignation and truth. Great read.
Dean Wilcox rated a book 3 of 5 stars
An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro
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Grew on me over time. Not amazing, but a good read.
Dean Wilcox rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Reamde by Neal Stephenson
Reamde
by Neal Stephenson (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2015
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If 2 and 1/2 stars were an option I would opt for that. I love Stephenson's books but this one was not my favorite. Feels too drawn out for a ending you can see coming from miles away. By page 800 I was just waiting for it to end. More spy-thriller t ...more
Dean Wilcox rated a book 5 of 5 stars
The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell
The Bone Clocks
by David Mitchell
read in October, 2014
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I love Mitchell's writing. Dense, clever, a fun read.
Dean Wilcox rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami
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There is a familiarity to all of Murakami's books - the food, the relationships, the music, the unknown that seems to haunt the central characters. A sense of deja vu, and yet, something not so familiar, something nagging, just out of sight. This one ...more
Dean Wilcox rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The Book of Leviathan by Peter Blegvad
The Book of Leviathan
by Peter Blegvad
read in July, 2014
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Interesting read that I really wanted to like more. A couple of outstanding pages and then some not so much.
Dean Wilcox rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
Never Let Me Go
by Kazuo Ishiguro
read in July, 2014
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This one really grew on me. Seemingly simplistic it opens us to a much more complex narrative. Like Remains of the Day, it has secrets to tell.
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